Archives for July 2017

CEDAR Bulletin July 2017 – out now

The July 2017 edition of CEDAR Bulletin is out now. Read it here.This issue includes: Find our Feat: CEDAR launches the Food Environment Assessment Tool Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network (GDAR) A new leash of life: dog walking could be key to activity in later life New Evidence Brief – Changing the […]

CEDAR launches Food environment assessment tool (Feat)

We are very pleased to launch the Food environment assessment tool (Feat).This new resource is underpinned by the latest scientific evidence about how food access in our neighbourhoods affects our dietary choices, body weight and health. It allows for detailed exploration of the geography of food retail access across England.It will allow you to map, […]

Dog walking could be key to ensuring activity in later life

A new study has shown that regularly walking a dog boosts levels of physical activity in older people, especially during the winter.Published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the study used data from the EPIC Norfolk cohort study, which is tracking the health and wellbeing of thousands of residents of the English county […]

Going global – funding awarded for new Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network (GDAR)

CEDAR is to play a key role in a new international research partnership to help combat poor diet and physical inactivity and reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases.The Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network (GDAR) has been awarded funding by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). GDAR will carry out research to […]